Daily Links: April 12 2018

  1. No, LVMH is Not Looking to Take Over Chanel, Says Bernard Arnault: Is LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton angling to take over Chanel? The Paris-based conglomerate’s honcho Bernard Arnault explicitly said, no, on Thursday at the group’s annual shareholder meeting. It is unclear exactly where this rumor, which Arnault declared as “fake news,” originated. Although, there it is worth noting that highly-followed luxury analyst Luca Solca wrote in his column for BoF in February discussing what brands LVMH and Kering will acquire next that “an LVMH tie-up with Chanel” would be “striking.” Read more on TFL
  2. Students in Florida Are Calling for a “Bracott”: A Florida high school student named Lizzy Martinez says that last week she was made to cover her nipples with Band-Aids by the dean at her high school. Now, Martinez and fellow teens in Florida are calling for a nationwide student boycott of bras, which they are dubbing “Bracott,” slated for Monday, April 16. Read more on Racked
  3. FF Reloaded: Fendi Reinvents Its Logo for the Social Media Generation: The brand is celebrating the launch of its new FF capsule on Net-a-porter with a big, highly Instagrammable party in London. Read more on WWD
  4. Gap Shutting Down Wedding Line Weddington Way: Gap has owned the brand little more than a year, but found that it “would not” scale. Read more on WWD

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Romana Hai started blogging full-time in 2013 . Fashion Ambitions is more than a blog and more-or-less acts as a portfolio containing brands/collaborations and achievements. Although Romana was born and raised in New York, she currently resides in the Financial District of Boston, MA. Romana attended Penn State University and graduated in 2010 with two degrees: Economics from the Smeal College of Business and Telecommunications from the College of Communications. You can reach Romana at romana@fashionambitions.com.

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